Sunday, April 29, 2012

Raising Rabbits - What Do Rabbit Eat..?

Cute, cuddly, furry and extremely lovable, rabbits are therefore most
preferred as pets! Raising rabbits can be really fun and they prove to
be great pets for the family. These cute creatures can be kept
outdoors as well as indoors which would depend upon the kind of
environment you can offer. Being social animals, one would need to
ensure there is ample interaction between other rabbits and even the
pet owners. Rabbits basically are found in varied environment from the
forests to the deserts.

These animals are essentially ground dwellers. The popularity of
rabbits is such that one can notice them as fictional characters as
well! Br'er Rabbit and the very popular Bugs Bunny won the hearts of
people all over the world! If you wish to raise rabbits, there are a
few things you would have to bear in mind as far as the food habits
are concerned. Here's a look at the food patterns of rabbits.

Raising Rabbits: What do Rabbits Eat?

Rabbits always need to be fed at least twice a day. Pet owners would
need to bear in mind to give their rabbits a balanced diet that has
high levels of fibers. Rabbits love to eat grass and leafy weeds. They
even love fresh vegetables. They are known to graze rapidly for the
initial 30 minutes when they feel hungry. They can also be given hay
occasionally. Rabbit pellets available in pet stores are a main source
of nutrition for these animals. Rabbits also love carrots, apples,
strawberries, bananas etc. Always remember to feed your rabbit the
right quantity of food. Also ensure they have plenty of water to

Along with food, give your rabbit plenty of love so that you can
really enjoy this relation you share with your pets!

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